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Facing Death-Drug Shortages, State Lawmaker Considers Firing Squads
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, death penalty, society, ethics, humans, violence, politics, government, culture, death, crime )

- 679 days ago -
Faced with shortages of death-penalty drugs, states for the past few years have explored more "creative" solutions to kill people. And now one Wyoming lawmaker is advocating for the return of the firing squad in his state.
Let's Put An End To The Executions
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, crime, ethics, death penalty, Florida, society, culture, murder, violence )

- 680 days ago -
The execution of Thomas Knight last week is a textbook case for why Florida's dysfunctional death penalty should be scrapped.Here was a man whose guilt was never in doubt, whose crimes were cold-blooded, whose attitude remained remorseless and often...
Texas Is Running Out of Execution Drugs
Society & Culture  (tags: Texas, death penalty, phentobarbital, ethics, humans, government, society, violence, rights, law, culture, news )

- 845 days ago -
Texas has just one month's supply remaining of pentobarbital, the drug used in the most active death penalty chambers in the country. Whatever's left of the state's supply of the drug expires at the beginning of September.
As Many as 27 Death Penalty Convictions Based on Forensic Errors? There Could Be More to Come
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, crime, death penalty, society, FBI, sadness, rights, ethics )

- 856 days ago -
In an unprecedented federal review of old cases and whether or not authorities royally messed up with anything related to them, U.S. officials have said that they have uncovered as many as 27 potentially faulty death penalty convictions, mostly due...
Veto the Timely Justice Act - Please Sign
Society & Culture  (tags: Florida, Timely Justice Act, death penalty, governor Scott, human rights )

- 900 days ago -
Write to Florida Gov. Rick Scott today and urge him to veto the "Timely Justice Act", because Florida should not risk executing an innocent person! Like Juan Melendez, Florida had 23 more death row exonerees in the past.
URGENT - NEW CO Poll - Vote and Thank Governor Hickenlooper
Society & Culture  (tags: execution, death penalty, Denver, Colorado, Govn. Hickenlooper, clemency, reprieve, poll )

- 915 days ago -
Yesterday was a historic day for death penalty repeal efforts in Colorado. Hickenlooper granted a reprieve for Nathan Dunlap, who was scheduled to be executed in August. Please show your support for the governor's actions by voting in this online poll!
URGENT Action Alert - Execution Impending
Society & Culture  (tags: execution, death penalty, Mississippi, Govn. Bryant, Dever, Colorado, Govn. Hickenlooper, clemency )

- 936 days ago -
Last week the Mississippi Supreme Court in a 5-4 decision issued a ruling denying Willie Manning the ability to do DNA testing that could prove his innocence. Manning's execution is scheduled for May 7th.
Oppose Gas Chamber Executions in California! - TAKE ACTION
Society & Culture  (tags: California, death penalty, gas chambers, CDAA, law, Bill SB779 )

- 948 days ago -
The California District Attorneys Association and Senator Joel Anderson of San Diego have introduced a bill to bring back executions by gas chamber.
Saudi Arabia: Two Men To Stand Trial For Converting Woman To Christianity, Illegal In This Sharia Ruled Land
Society & Culture  (tags: Saudi Arabia, Apostasy, Conversion to Christianity, Death Penalty, Intolerance, No Religious Freedom, crime, religion, rights, women )

- 1185 days ago -
After apparently converting, the woman went to Lebanon, where she received help from a Christian group, and she is now said to be in the UK. Conversion to Christianity is punishable by death in Saudi Arabia. Islam is the only legal religion.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Protest September Executions and Possible Actions.
Society & Culture  (tags: pending executions, justice, death penalty, activism, activists, society, politics, activists, ethics, safety, government, freedoms )

- 1186 days ago -
This blog post will give you an overview of this month's (September 2012) planned executions with links to articles,websites and petitions. We encourage you to contact governors to protest to the death penalty every time it is imposed!
Call for a Moratorium on the Death Penalty in Georgia ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, death penalty, Georgia, rights, protection, government )

- 1525 days ago -
Take action below to call on leaders of Georgia's legislature to seek a moratorium on the death penalty until serious problems with the state's criminal justice system are resolved.
Abolish the Death Penalty NOW ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, death penalty, environment, protection, rights )

- 1536 days ago -
The death penalty is an outdated and inhumane form of punishment that dates back to the fifth century BC. Over its history, the death penalty has evolved from its nascent stage where it was once the only form of judicial punishment to a phase in which
How Killing People With Mental Illnesses Has Become Common in Our Twisted Justice System
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, americans, children, crime, death, death penalty, dishonesty, education, ethics, government, law, media, mental illness, news, politics, psychiatry, religion, society, violence )

- 1695 days ago -
There exists a cottage industry of high-priced psychiatrists and psychologists who are literally killing people with junk science testimony.
Execution-Drug Import Papers Raise Questions
Society & Culture  (tags: death penalty, drugs, safety, society, rights, culture, dishonesty, murder )

- 1705 days ago -
The Arizona Department of Corrections told U.S. Customs and the FDA that it was importing the drugs thiopental and pancuronium bromide for use on animals--and is now planning to use the drug to execute prisoners instead.
Executions In China Under Growing Scrutiny
Society & Culture  (tags: world, China, death penalty, law, government, freedoms, crime, americans, police, politics, rights, news, society, culture )

- 1982 days ago -
China's government is coming under increasing pressure to reduce its use of the death penalty, slowly shifting the country's legal system away from centuries of authoritarian tradition and toward greater legal protection for individual rights.

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